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2013 Endowed Scholarships and An nual Awards

Endowed Scholarships

Alumni Legacy Scholarship Established in 2005 by the QU Alumni Association Board, and funded with the proceeds from the Brick-by-Brick program to honor the Franciscan education offered at Quincy University. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who have demonstrated leadership or community service, and are children or grandchildren of QU graduates. John & Helen Apenbrink Scholarship Established in 1995 by long-time Quincy residents John and Helen `43 Apenbrink. Mr. Apenbrink was Sales Manager for Electric Wheel (now Titan Wheel) in Quincy and Mrs. Apenbrink taught in the Quincy Public Schools. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Quincy area students. Gladys Appuhn Scholarship Established in 1982 by William V. Appuhn in memory of his wife of 40 years, Gladys Appuhn. He was a CPA for over 60 years, and served on the boards of, and financially supported, many service groups, foundations and charitable organizations in the Quincy area. He was a QU Foundation Board of Directors member. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Architechnics, Inc. Scholarship Established in 1998 by Anthony E. Crane, A.I.A. owner of Architecnics, Inc., Quincy area community leader and former QU Board of Trustees member. This scholarship is awarded to students interested in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, and the Arts, with preference given to Quincy area students.

Established in 1948, the Quincy University Endowment provides for the long-term financial health of the University. Gifts to our 169 individual funds are invested to provide a growing, reliable source of income for scholarships and academic program enrichments, today and forever. Rooted in our Catholic Franciscan heritage, we combine real-world education with liberal arts learning to prepare students for life after college. Scholarships not only encourage and assist students who receive them, but also help Quincy University attract students who want to succeed in and serve society. Thank you for your investments in the future of QU and our students.

Tom & Bette Awerkamp Scholarship Established in 2003 by Michael F. and Lucinda Awerkamp McClain `71 , to honor her parents, Tom `40 and Bette Awerkamp, for their commitment to Catholic education, Franciscan values and community service. Tom was a World War II veteran, Illinois State Senator, QU Mart Heinen Club President, 1987 QU Alumnus of the Year and community leader. Many of their 10 children are QU alums. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing, with preference given to Quincy Notre Dame graduates or pre-law students. William E. Beaty Scholarship Established in 1997 by William E. Beaty `37, Quincy native, World War II intelligence officer and long-time lawyer in New Jersey and Florida. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need.

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John Bertoglio Scholarship Established in 2000 by Elnora Bertoglio in memory of her husband, John Bertoglio, well known Quincy CPA for nearly 50 years and part-time QU accounting instructor. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to students majoring in Accounting. Milton & Alberta Bitter Memorial Scholarship Established in 2000 in memory of well known Quincy physician and his wife, Dr. Milton and Mrs. Alberta Bitter by their daughters and friends. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Ann Williams Black Scholarship Established in 2012 by Robert B. Black in memory of his mother Ann W. Black, who was a fifth generation resident of Quincy. She was a generous supporter of cultural and civic projects and served on numerous boards and associations in the Quincy area. This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Quincy High School or Quincy Notre Dame who are in good academic standing with financial need. Robert Blazel Scholarship Established in 2005 by alumni, friends and family to honor Robert Blazel for his 38 years (1967-2005) of service to Quincy University as Associate Professor and Department Chair of Social Work & Criminal Justice, and Quincy area community involvement. This scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 2.75 GPA, with preference given to single parents majoring in Criminal Justice, Psychology or Human Services. Joseph & Lucille Blickhan Memorial Scholarship Established in 2008 in memory of Joseph and Lucille Blickhan of Quincy by their two sons, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. The Blickhans embraced the Franciscan values of Quincy University and were very active in their parish. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Joseph Boman Scholarship Established in 2005 in memory of Joseph Boman `57 by his wife, children, family and friends. He was active in the Knights of Columbus in Wentzville, Missouri. This scholarship is awarded to students who are U.S. citizens with good moral character, in good academic standing, with financial need, with preference given to St. Louis and St. Charles, Missouri area students. Joseph Bonansinga Scholarship Established in 2003 by the Quincy Noon Rotary Club to honor long-time member and Quincy community leader Joe Bonansinga `31, who was called "Mr. Quincy" and was named QU Alumnus of the 20th century. He was a QU Board of Trustees member, QU Foundation President, and is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to students who are

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graduates of high schools in Quincy, with financial need, and are majoring in Music, Business or Communications. Jim Bower Education Scholarship Established in 2012 by members of his family for his 27 years of service (1968-1995) as a Professor of Education and as Dean of Students at Quincy University. He also served as Director of Student Teaching and was instrumental in establishing Special Education as a major. In 1972, he was selected by students and faculty as Educator of the Year. This scholarship is awarded to students in the Department of Education majoring in Elementary Education and/or Special Education. Recipients must have at least a 3.0 GPA with financial need. Kevin & Sue Breheny Scholarship Established in 1996 by an anonymous donor in honor of Kevin `78 and Sue (Pierantoni `79) Breheny, who live in Decatur, Illinois. They were 2004 QU Alumni of the Year, and he is a former QU Board of Trustees member. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with preference given to business majors and Decatur area students. Fr. Gabriel Brinkman, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1983 by alumni and friends of Fr. Gabriel Brinkman, OFM, in honor of his 26 years (1957-83) of service to Quincy University. He was President, Professor and Department Chair of Sociology, Chaplain, and a Board of Trustees member. The University had its most rapid growth in student enrollment, Franciscan Friars on staff, and campus facilities during his two terms as President (1963-70 and 1977-83). This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Fr. Gervase Brinkman, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1982 by friends of Fr. Gervase Brinkman, OFM, Statesville Penitentiary Chaplain (Joliet, IL) for 28 years (1947-75), and founder of the American Catholic Chaplain's Association. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Brown Drug Company Pharmacy Scholarship Established in 2003 in memory of Mr. & Mrs. W. Edwin Brown and Mr. James L. Cox of Quincy, by Mary Brown Cox, daughter of the Browns and wife of Mr. Cox. They operated the Brown Drug Company pharmacy in Quincy for many years , and it continues under the leadership of the next generation of the family. This scholarship is awarded to pre-pharmacy students or students majoring in the sciences. Fr. Tom Brown, OFM, Art Scholarship Established in 1996 by alumni and friends of Fr. Tom Brown, OFM, for his many years of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of Art, and as a renowned Quincy area artist. This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate artistic talent and Fine Arts degree intentions, as determined by the Art Department faculty.

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Frank & Mildred Brueggeman Memorial Scholarship Established in 2003 by the five children of Frank Brueggeman, Quincy College Academy class of 1930, and his wife Mildred. He was general manager of Quincy Maid Potato Chip Co, and district distributor for McKee Baking Co. This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Quincy Notre Dame High School in good academic standing with financial need. Bob Carlisle Memorial Scholarship Established in 2001 by alumni, friends and family of Bob Carlisle in honor of his 13 years (1988-2001) of service to Quincy University, as Associate Dean of Academic Support Services, instructor and Chapter Advisor of Iota Delta Chapter of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. This scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 2.5 GPA and financial need, with preference given to students with physical or learning disabilities and members of Iota Delta Chapter of Delta Tau Delta. Lawrence J. Cervon Scholarship Established in 1993 by Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence J. Cervon in honor of Mr. Cervon, who was President of Broadcast Electronics, a Quincy area community leader, and is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to upperclass students majoring in Communication who exhibit interest in radio broadcasting, with an emphasis on radio station production and management. They must be in good academic standing with financial need. Preference is given to Quincy area students. Circle K Club Scholarship Begun in the 1950's by the Quincy University Circle K Club with support from the Quincy Kiwanis Club. It was given to the Quincy University Foundation in 1987 to establish an endowed scholarship fund. Recipients are chosen by a Circle K Committee with consideration being given for involvement in University activities, financial need, and scholastic achievement. Kenneth C. & Mary Belle Conroy Scholarship Established in 1992 by alumni, friends and family of Kenneth C. Conroy on his retirement, for his 17 years (1975-92) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Academic Dean. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. David & Mary Costigan Scholarship Established in 2012 by friends and family of David and Mary Costigan for their over 50 years of service to Quincy University and its students. David was Professor and Department Chair of History. He also served as head baseball coach and assistant basketball coach. He is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame. His loving wife, Mary, supported his career, every step of the way. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Bing Crosby Scholarship Established in 1981 by the Bing Crosby Youth Fund Foundation, which was founded by Harry "Bing" Crosby, one of the best known singers and Academy Award-winning actors of the twentieth century. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing. Edythe Curtright Scholarship Established in 1993 by Edythe Curtright, the first Dean of Women at Quincy University. She was awarded an honorary doctorate by Quincy University in 1992. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Genevieve D. Cutrone Theology Scholarship Established in 1979 by the Cutrone and Dimiceli families in memory of Genevieve Dimiceli Cutrone, who gave herself untiringly to the work of the Church in a variety of capacities, especially in Religious Education. This scholarship and book grants are awarded to students on the basis of academic performance and financial need. Thomas P. Daly Scholarship Established in 1982 by Bernard H. Willer in memory of his friend and business partner, Thomas P. Daly, who was a 1951 QU graduate, QU Mart Heinen Club President, QU Foundation President, recipient of the QU Distinguished Alumni Service Award and Quincy area community leader. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing, with preference given to students interested in Music or the Liberal Arts. Alfred P. & Donald S. deMero Scholarship Established in 1989 through the estate of QU alum and benefactor Alfred P. deMero, and named after him and his son Donald, who was a World War II veteran, American Legion member and Knights of Columbus member. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need majoring in the School of Arts.

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Fr. Robert Dentzman, OFM, Scholarship Established in 2007 by alumni and friends of Fr. Robert Dentzman, OFM, for his 44 years (1959-2003) of service to Quincy University as Professor of Mathematics and Computer Center Director. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Edward B. & Elaine I. Dittmeyer Scholarship Established in 1997 by QU alumnus Edward B. Dittmeyer `39, and his wife, Elaine. During a 44-year legal career he served many roles including the first presiding judge of Adams County. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Quincy University. Mrs. Dittmeyer was a community volunteer including service as St. Mary Hospital Guild President. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing. Dottie's Scholarship Established in 2000 by an anonymous Quincy area friend of the University. This scholarship is awarded to nursing students from the Quincy area in good academic standing. Dr. David Edgerly Scholarship Established in 2011 by family, friends and alumni in memory of David W. Edgerly, Assistant Professor of Psychology. He was a cherished teacher, passionate about students realizing their dreams. He was selected by graduates as their keynote speaker at commencement in 2009. This scholarship is awarded to students passionate about serving others who are majoring in Psychology or Human Services with at least a 2.8 GPA and have financial need. Neal L. & Verona C. Ehlman Scholarship Established in 1993 by Verona Ehlman after the death of her husband Neal Ehlman. This scholarship is awarded to Catholic high school graduates with at least a "B" average. Preference is given to graduates of Immacolata Elementary school in St. Louis, Missouri, or those not eligible to receive financial assistance from federal or state programs. Mae M. Ehrhart Scholarship Established in 2003 through the estate of Quincyan and friend of the University Mae M. Ehrhart. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. T. F. Ehrhart Scholarship Established in 1994 by businessman T.F. Ehrhart in celebration of his 100th birthday. A Quincy native, he was an executive with Excelsior Stove Company of Quincy for many years. When Excelsior closed, he founded T.F. Ehrhart Company, a heating and air-conditioning wholesaler. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Elinor Katherine Elbert Scholarship Established in 1987 through the estate of Elinor Kathrine Elbert and increased by gifts from family members and others. She was a member of St. Francis Borgia Church, Washington, Missouri, a long-time member of the Third

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Order of St. Francis and Life Member of the QU Foundation, who exemplified the Franciscan spirit of caring for others. This scholarship is awarded to students in average academic standing who show academic promise and have financial need. Recommendations taken from the faculty of the student's major. Endowment for English Scholars Scholarship Established in 2003 by an anonymous donor, whose wish was to help English Scholars who made contributions to the QU community, in keeping with its philosophy and the spirit of St. Francis. This scholarship is awarded to declared English majors showing promise in their chosen field as well as making contributions to the QU community and its philosophy. English Faculty Tuition Scholarship Established in 2000 by alumni who majored in English in honor of the English Faculty. They felt they were fortunate to have professors who devoted themselves to the students, prepared them for careers and enriched their lives. This scholarship is awarded to declared English majors who have sound academic records. John E. Evans Scholarship Established in 1984 by alumni and friends of John Evans upon his retirement, for his 23 years (1961-84) of service to Quincy University as Associate Professor and Department Chair of Political Science. During his career he made over 40 trips to 84 countries, enabling him to offer students valuable information on comparative governments, international relations and organizations, international law, diplomatic history, geography and current affairs. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Bonnie Jo Fee Scholarship Established in 2003 by a friend to honor Bonnie Jo Fee, a West Pike School District, Illinois teacher and community leader. She was the first woman inducted into the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to Pike and Adams County students, with preference given to Western School District students. Students majoring in Physical Education or participating in high school cheerleading or pom pon with an emphasis on community involvement are eligible. Joseph D. Fisher Memorial Music Scholarship Established in 1968 by Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Fisher in memory of their son, Joseph D. Fisher `66. Joseph and his wife died in an auto accident in 1967. He was a music major, and was teaching music at the time of his death. This scholarship is awarded to students in the Music Department working toward a degree in teaching. Students with financial need and merit will be determined by the Music faculty.

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Franciscan Scholarship Established in 1982 by the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart, and supplemented by other donors, in memory of the more than 300 Franciscans who have devoted many years to the education of students at Quincy University. Since founding the university in 1860 they continue to provide Franciscans serving as Faculty, Staff and Board of Trustees members. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need; with preference given to students from parishes and secondary educational institutions of the Sacred Heart Province. Roger Francour Memorial Scholarship Established in 1998 by QU alumni soccer players in memory of their coach, Roger Francour, to honor his contributions to the QU soccer program. He was head coach of the first two QU soccer teams to win NAIA national championships (1966 & 1967). He was also a physical education professor and is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to male soccer players selected by their teammates for extra effort on and off the field. Chuck French Memorial Scholarship Established by the teammates of Chuck French `91. Chuck was a linebacker on the QU Football team who died of leukemia in the fall of his junior year. His jersey was retired and a Chuck French Golf Outing is held every year to support this scholarship fund, along with individual donors. This scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior or senior football players. Francis W. Gehrt & Lydia A. Teuscher Gehrt Memorial Scholarship Established in 2005 by their daughter, Christina Gehrt Wynar `55, in memory of her parents who instilled higher education as a valued goal in all three of their children. Francis was furnace department foreman at Eclipse Fuel Engineering Company in Rockford and Lydia was a bridal consultant for over 25 years. It is a four-year renewable scholarship.

Robert & Jennifer Gervasi Study Abroad Scholarship Established in 2012 by Quincy University President Robert Gervasi and wife, Jennifer, this scholarship helps support students in QU-approved study abroad programs. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Bonnie King Gibbs Music Scholarship Established in 2005 in memory of Bonnie King Gibbs `50 by friends, alumni and family. Bonnie, who died in 2005, was a beloved teacher in Quincy area schools for over 20 years. She taught private piano instruction and theory to many community students. Marilynn Hurlburt Gorell Scholarship Established in 1991 in memory of Marilynn Hurlburt Gorell `64 by her husband, Thomas Gorell `63. Marilynn, who died in 1991 at age 48, graduated with a degree in elementary education and taught in Alsip and Glenview, IL school systems before moving to Fort Collins, CO in 1975. This scholarship is awarded to female juniors and seniors majoring in Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics with at least a 3.0 GPA. Fr. F. J. Gray, OFM, History Scholarship Established by alumni and friends of Fr. Francis Jerome Gray, OFM, for his 32 years (1952-53 & 1958-1989) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of History, creator of the QU Archives, student organization faculty moderator, and counselor to students. This scholarship is awarded to students who share the love and excitement of the study of the past that Fr. F. J. embodied. Virginia Gray Scholarship Established in 1979 by Mary E. Gray in memory of her mother, Virginia Davis Gray, who was also the mother of Fr. Francis Jerome Gray, OFM, the long-time enthusiastic Franciscan History Professor at Quincy University. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. John S. Gruba & Odis McCallister Scholarship Established in 2005 in memory of their fathers by Frank and Sandra Gruba-McCallister. Neither father attended college but valued education and worked hard to enable their children to attend. This scholarship is intended to help students for whom success is more difficult because of impediments that most students do not face. It is awarded to first-generation college students. Fr. Melvin Grunloh, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1984 by alumni, friends and family of Fr. Melvin Grunloh, OFM, for his many years of service to Quincy University as Business School Professor and Chair, Board of Trustees member, Treasurer, and founder of the MBA program. He was also a member of the Franciscan International Finance Commission in Rome. This academic scholarship is awarded to outstanding upper-class students in the School of Business.

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Sherrill Hanks Scholarship Established in 1989 by a former basketball player to honor QU Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Sherrill Hanks, who achieved 239 career wins - the second most in QU basketball history -- and his 67% winning percentage is the highest. He led the Hawks to eight 20-win seasons, their only 30-win season, and five national tournaments including third place in 1978. He is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who participate in intercollegiate sports. William Randolph Hearst Scholarship Established in 2003 by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation of New York. The Foundation reflects the philanthropic interests of Mr. Hearst, who was an important figure in the first half of the twentieth century in the media, politics, entertainment and art. This scholarship is awarded to students of color majoring in Health Care, Mathematics and Science, or Education. Recipients should have at least a 2.0 GPA, exemplify community leadership, and intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of studies. Mart Heinen Club Scholarship Established in 1962 by the Mart Heinen Athletic Booster Club of Quincy University. The Club is named in honor of Mart Heinen `21, who was a faculty member, Athletic Director, Alumni Director and coach at the university, and Quincy City Council member until his untimely death with three other city officials in a Chicago hotel fire in 1946. The club provides financial support to the QU athletic program and volunteers at athletic events. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who participate in intercollegiate sports. Recipients are based on recommendations of the Athletic Department through the Athletic Director to the Financial Aid Office. One scholarship is awarded a year alternating between a female and a male. Judy (Perko) Heinze Music Scholarship Established in 2012 by Jim Heinze `59 to honor his wife Judy`61 on their 50th wedding anniversary in recognition of her profession as a choral music and general education teacher and co-founder of an alternative elementary school while providing an inspiration to her family. This scholarship is awarded to music or music education majors with a concentration in vocal music. Recipients must be in good academic standing with financial need. Martha A. (Maas) Heinze Scholarship Established in 2013 in memory of Martha A. (Maas) Heinze `57, by her family. She taught for 25 years and coordinated the Reading Recovery program for Quincy parochial schools for three years. She and her husband also raised five sons. She mentored students after retiring and never forgot the Franciscan values she learned. This scholarship is awarded to upperclass Education Department students who show a commitment to education, integrity, serving

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others, academic excellence, leadership and character, and have financial need. John E. & Robert D. Helmer Fine Arts Scholarship Established in 1981 by Richard Helmer `62 in memory of his father, John and brother, Robert, who were both QU alums. Part of his father's business was commercial art and his brother was a Fine Arts major. Mr. Helmer is a member of the QU Heritage Society and 1988 QU Alumnus of the Year. This scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 3.0 GPA and a record of outstanding participation in extracurricular activities. Recipients must be Fine Arts majors. Fr. Phil Hoebing, OFM, Scholarship Established in 2006 by alumni and friends of Fr. Phil Hoebing, OFM, for his many years of service to Quincy University as Associate Professor of Philosophy. In retirement he is active in the Philosophy for Children program and Quincy area folklore. This scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA, who exemplify the Franciscan spirit by service to others through community activities. Greg Holthaus Scholarship Established in 1998 by an alum in honor of Greg Holthaus. He had a 40- year career serving in the QU Maintenance Department and retired as the Physical Plant Director. During his tenure, the University experienced largescale renovations and enhanced beauty of the campus. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Peter Damian Holzer Memorial Scholarship Established in 1996 by Dr. Ann McDonald Hasting `58 in memory of Peter Damian Holzer. Ann remembered him as "a good, kind, gentle, loving person and a dear friend." While at Quincy University, he served as Professor and Department Chair of Political Science and Academic Dean. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Political Science. Alan M. Hopkinson Scholarship Established in 1986 by the family and friends of Alan Hopkinson '70. "Hop" was a dear friend to many college classmates and truly loved Quincy University. A group of his friends gather once a year to reminisce and honor his memory by contributing to the scholarship fund. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the School of Business with preference given to accounting majors and Chicago area residents. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate participation in extra -curricular activities.

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Fr. Pacific Hug, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1989 by alumni and friends of Fr. Pacific Hug, OFM, for his 32 years (1942-74) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of Philosophy and Psychology, Alumni Director, and founder of the QU Alumni Magazine. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Philosophy and Psychology majors. Wally Hutter Memorial Scholarship Established in 1978 by family and friends in memory of Wally Hutter. Wally and Mary Ellen (Campbell) Hutter moved to Quincy from Barry. In 1954, they founded the Wally Hutter Oil Company, a major gasoline supplier serving the local area, and raised three children. This scholarship is awarded to above average students with financial need. Harry M. & Alma Eagan Hyatt Scholarship Established in 2000 by the Hyatt Foundation through a bequest from Harry M. Hyatt to encourage the academic aspirations of adult learners. He was born in Quincy, served in the Illinois House of Representatives and was political columnist for the Quincy Whig and the Labor Advocate. An ordained priest of the Episcopal Church, he served churches in New York and Ohio. He was the founding director of the Hyatt Foundation of New York. His wife, Alma Egan Hyatt was a prominent figure in international business and an advocate for his pioneering work. This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional Adams County students. Dewey Kalmer Scholarship Established in 2012 by alumni and friends of Dewey Kalmer, for his 11 years (1969-79) as QU Head Baseball Coach. He was also Bradley University Head Baseball Coach for 29 years (1980-2008). He had 1,032 wins in 40 years as a collegiate baseball coach. He also served as assistant basketball coach at QU and assistant athletic director at Bradley. He is in the Athletic Hall of Fame at Quincy University, Bradley University and the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association. This scholarship is awarded to students participating in intercollegiate baseball in good academic standing with financial need. Preference is given to athletes showing positive character traits, with good work ethic. Keefe Family Scholarship Established in 1996 by Mr. & Mrs. James N. Keefe and Mary Katherine Keefe. Mr. Keefe was a `43 graduate of Quincy University, World War II Navy veteran and a senior partner in the law firm of Keefe, Brennan and Brennan. Mary Michel Keefe (wife of Jim) was a '51 graduate of Quincy University, and granddaughter of Quincy businessman, Clat Adams. Mary Katherine Keefe (sister of Jim) was a '42 graduate of Quincy University, and social worker in Springfield for the State of Illinois. This scholarship is awarded to students in Liberal Arts, in good academic standing with financial need.

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Norman & Jessie Kay Kemner Scholarship Established in 2003 by Norman and Jessie Kay Kemner. Mr. & Mrs. Kemner are long time Quincy residents and Mrs. Kemner taught for many years in the Quincy Public Schools. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Education who wish to pursue teaching as a career. It is awarded to students with at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need. Mary Ann Klein Scholarship Established in 2005 by Ray Thomas `75, and other alumni and friends in honor of Dr. Mary Ann Klein, Professor and Department Chair of English. She has taught at Quincy University since 1972, and has been very active in organizations on campus and in the Quincy community. This scholarship is awarded to non-Catholic students from the tri-state area majoring in English in good academic standing with financial need. There is an application process. Rudy & Maxine Kleinsorge Scholarship Established in 1997 by Rudy Kleinsorge and his wife, Maxine. He served in the Army during World War II and had careers in Bowling Green and Hannibal, Missouri before joining the Electric Wheel Company in Quincy, retiring as head of preventive maintenance. They audited classes at Q.U. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in English or Education with at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

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Mr. & Mrs. Jesse E. Kline Scholarship Established in 1972 by Jesse E. Kline and his wife Eva. Mr. Kline helped organize Broadway National Bank of Quincy (now First Bankers Trust) and retired as President and Board Chairman. He was a long-time Quincy Noon Lions Club member. Mrs. Kline taught school and was a bank employee. This scholarship is awarded to students in the School of Business. William H. Klingner Scholarship Established in 2000 by Quincy engineering firm, Klingner and Associates, P.C., in memory of Board Chairman, William H. Klingner. He was also a founding member of the Upper Mississippi Flood Control Association and engineer for the Quincy Park District (1946 - 1998). He is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to students interested in Mathematics, Science and Engineering. Henry Knoepfle Scholarship Established in 1982 by Henry Knoepfle, a 1920 Quincy College Academy graduate, in memory of the Franciscans. He was a teacher, and co-owner of Knoepfle's Store in Coverdale, Ohio. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to students from Ohio. Fr. Elmo Kurz, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1984 by alumni and friends of Fr. Elmo Kurz, OFM, for his 36 years (1947-83) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics, Dean of Students and Board of Trustees member. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students majoring in Mathematics who have financial need, as determined by the Mathematics Department faculty. Russell F. Lahl II Scholarship for String Bass Players Established in 1999 in memory of Russell F. Lahl II, by his wife, Agnes, and sons, Russell `85 and Randall `73. A World War II veteran, he played in the Navy Band, Chicago Civic Symphony, and Quincy Symphony Orchestra. This scholarship is awarded to string bass players in the Music Department. The award is based on quality and recipients must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Fr. J. J. Lakers, OFM, Scholarship Established in 2010 by alumni and friends of Fr. J.J. Lakers, OFM, for his 26 years (1974-2000) of service to Quincy University as Associate Professor and Department Chair of Philosophy, President's Advisory Council member and Board of Trustees member. He was also affectionately known as QU's "Soccer Priest" and is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame for Meritorious Service. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, and with a proven record of service within the community and campus.

Robert P. Lang Chemistry Scholarship Established in 2006 by his colleague Dr. John Natalini, in memory of Dr. Robert P. Lang, for his nearly 40 years of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry. He was also the recipient of several research grants from the National Science Foundation. This scholarship is awarded to declared junior or senior Chemistry majors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Donald W. Lierle Scholarship Established in 2004 by an anonymous donor and former student to honor Donald W. Lierle `49. He was a chemist for Gardner-Denver Company and a Professor of Chemistry at Quincy University. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Chemistry or Education with a minor in Chemistry whose goals are teaching middle or high school Chemistry. Frank Longo Memorial Scholarship Established in 2001 by former soccer players who were coached by Frank Longo `56 in honor of his many contributions to QU soccer. He organized and coached the first QU soccer team in 1964 and spent the next 35 years helping make QU and the city of Quincy a soccer Mecca. He also served as assistant men's basketball coach, head women's basketball coach, head tennis coach and alumni director. He is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to male students participating in soccer or majoring in History or Education. Fr. Titus Ludes, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1998 by alumni and friends of Fr. Titus Ludes, OFM, for his many years of service to Quincy University as President (1970-77), Academic Dean, and Professor and Department Chair of Education. His Presidency included the election of QU's first lay trustees, helping launch John Wood Community College through the "common market" concept, radio station WQUB going on the air, exceeding the Partnership Fund Capital Campaign goal, and campus expansion. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Dr. Luther Markley English Tuition Scholarship Established in 1993 by the English Department faculty, friends, family and alumni, to honor Dr. Luther Markley for his support and belief in higher education. Upon retiring as a physician in New Jersey and New York he moved to Quincy, and attended QU part-time (1973-83). He was a generous supporter of the university until his death in 1995. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding upper class English majors.

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Frank Richard Mascari Scholarship Established in 1997 in memory of Frank Richard Mascari `52, by his children. He believed in promoting educational excellence, not only for his six children but also for his many students. This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the College of Education, who show a commitment to education, integrity, serving others, academic performance, leadership abilities, and character. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA and have financial need, and will be determined by the selection committee. Mac & Marge McClain Scholarship Established in 2005 by Michael F. and Lucinda Awerkamp McClain `71, to honor his parents, Elmo "Mac" and Marge McClain (both QU graduates) for their commitment to Catholic education."Mac"was the first athletic director and basketball coach at Christian Brothers High School when it opened in 1959 (now Quincy Notre Dame H.S.). He also served in the Illinois House of Representatives for eight years. Mac and Marge had eight children. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Quincy Notre Dame graduates. Lucinda Awerkamp McClain & Michael F. McClain Scholarship Established in 2012 by Lucinda Awerkamp McClain `71 and Michael F. McClain. They have both served on the QU Board of Trustees. He served in the Illinois House of Representatives for eleven years. They are both wellknown attorneys, active community leaders, have served on many boards and received numerous awards for their community service. This renewable scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Quincy Notre Dame graduates. Darwin L. McClure Aviation Scholarship Established in 2010 by family and friends in memory of Darwin L. McClure, long time Quincy resident, wellknown corporate pilot, aviation advocate and recipient of the Wright Brothers Lifetime award. This scholarship is aimed at continuing his enthusiastic support of involving young people in the field of aviation. Recipients must be sophmores, juniors or seniors with a commitment to obtain a degree in aviation, submit a brief essay on career goals, and are in good academic standing with financial need. Selection is by committe of Academic Vice President, Financial Aid Director and one Aviation Faculty member. James McCrisaken Scholarship Established in 2006 by anonymous alumni to honor James McCrisaken who taught accounting and business at QU (1962-66) and was revered for his professionalism and morality. This scholarship is awarded to Business or Accounting majors who participate in campus activities and the work-study program, and are in good academic standing with financial need.

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Fredrick A. McLaughlin Memorial Scholarship Established in 2011 through the estate of Evelyn Rebecca "Betty"McLaughlin, this scholarship is in memory of her late husband Fredrick "Fritz" who attended Quincy University (1932-33). Owners of McLaughlin's Furniture and Carpets in Quincy, IL, the couple shared a love of community service and leadership throughout their lives. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Robert Lee Mejer Visual Arts Award Scholarship Established in 1989 by Robert Lee Mejer, who has taught at Quincy University since 1968. He is a well known artist who has won numerous awards and had his work displayed in numerous shows throughout the U.S. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Art for artistic talent, achievement or performance. Selection is by Art department faculty. Memorial Scholarship Established in 1971 to honor deceased alumni and friends of the University, this fund consists of bequests and other memorial gifts to the University by friends and relatives in memory of those loved ones. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Paul W. Meyer Scholarship Established in 1993 by Dr. Paul W. Meyer `43. He was the first student council president, served on the QU National Alumni Board, and was 1984 QU Alumnus of the Year. QU awarded him an honorary doctorate. He is a World War II veteran and worked at Moorman Manufacturing Company in marketing for 38 years. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Quincy area students. Dr. Robert E. Meyer Scholarship Established in 2012 in recognition of the 41-year career (1940-81) in the Quincy Public School District of Dr. Robert E. Meyer '40. He taught; served as administrative assistant to the superintendent; then assistant superintendent in charge of personnel, community relations and administrative services; and was in charge of secondary education. After retiring he taught Latin at QU for six years. He was 1989 QU Alumnus of the Year, and QU awarded him an honorary doctorate. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to students majoring in Education. Michael Family Scholarship Established in 1993 through the estate of Delia A. Michael in memory of her parents, Henry and Frances Durhold Michael. During her career she was a bookkeeper at the Hollister-Whitney Elevator Company in Quincy. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need.

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Murphy Scholarship Established in 1998 by Dr. Robert and Mrs. Shirley Murphy `87. Mrs. Murphy returned to school after they raised 4 children and earned a BS in Accounting. She was 1999 QU Alumna of the Year. Dr. Murphy practiced internal medicine in Quincy for 37 years. They are active in the Quincy Community. This scholarship is awarded to junior Pre-med, Nursing or Accounting students with at least a 3.0 GPA. John Natalini Scholarship Established in 2006 by alumni and friends of John "Nat" Natalini for his 35 years (1971-2006) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Division Chair of Science and Mathematics. He was instrumental in establishing Medical Technology affiliations for the University, instituting new programs, and developing internships with Quincy hospitals. This scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 3.0 GPA majoring in biology. Connie Niemann Music Scholarship Established in 2012 by her husband Rich '53, as a tribute to the importance of music in their lives. The North Campus Center for Music is named in honor of Connie Niemann '54. Connie played and taught piano to many students, including her children and grandchildren. She also played the marimba in the Quincy Notre Dame High School orchestra and the glockenspiel in the Marching Band. Rich is Niemann Foods, Inc. Board Chairman and is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to students studying music who are in good academic standing with financial need. Ferd E. Niemann, Sr. & Ferd E. Niemann, Jr. Scholarship Established in 2011 by Rita Niemann '53 and her family in honor of her father-in-law and her husband. Ferd Niemann, Sr. founded Niemann Foods in 1917 with his brother Steve. Ferd Niemann, Jr.'53 was an officer in the company, retiring as Vice-President and corporate Secretary. He was a strong supporter of catholic education. They were both well-known and respected community leaders. This scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 2.5 GPA and financial need. There are no geographic restrictions. Recipients are recommended by the School of Business faculty. Oakley Family Scholarship Established in 1975 by the Oakley family in memory of Thomas C. Oakley I and Thomas C. Oakley II. Thomas C. Oakley I was general manager of The Quincy Herald-Whig and executive vice president of Quincy Broadcasting Company. Thomas C. Oakley II, his grandson, died in 1974 in a car accident at the age of 19. Thomas C. Oakley I and his son Thomas A. Oakley are both in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship places emphasis on students who have distinguished themselves by participation in extracurricular and in-school citizenship activities who are from the Quincy area.

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William & Annette Mollenhauer Scholarship Established in 1999 by William Mollenhauer `42, and his wife, Annette Wilmeth Pinkowski Mollenhauer. This scholarship benefits nursing students, the career path of Mrs. Mollenhauer, who worked as a registered nurse for the Veterans Administration Hospital near Chicago. Leo C. Monckton Memorial Scholarship Established in 1986 in memory of Leo C. Monckton `23 by his wife, Mary. He owned the Missouri division of Merle Norman Cosmetics franchise for 40 years and later farmed in the Kellerville area until retiring in 1974, when he moved to Quincy. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing in the field of Business Administration. Monroe Scholarship Established in 1967 by the Monroe Scholarship Foundation which was founded by Mr. & Mrs. Louis J. Monroe of Quincy. They were supporters of the university for many years, and he was QU Foundation President. He was a finance company executive and long-time Quincy Noon Lions Club member. This scholarship is awarded to students whose academic qualifications meet specified criteria. Moorman Scholarship Established in 1975 by the Moorman Manufacturing Company Fund. The Moorman Manufacturing Company was one of the areas oldest and largest employers, and generously supported many community projects and organizations. In 1997 it was acquired by Archer Daniels Midland, who continue its operations. This scholarship is awarded to students in the Quincy area.

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Walter "Wally" O'Day Memorial Scholarship Established in 1965 by alumni and friends of Walter "Wally" O'Day. Wally had spent only two years in college, when in the summer of 1950, he was called for the second time to serve his country. Pvt. Wally O'Day was a United States Marine who gave his life for his country in Korea during the winter campaign of 1950-51. This scholarship is awarded to male athletes who demonstrate qualities of Christian Leadership and sportsmanship, with preference given to Chicago area students. Michael Vincent O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship Established in 1991 by K. Angela O'Donnell in memory of her brother, Michael Vincent "Vince" O'Donnell, who attended Quincy University (1949-52) and played on the basketball team. His career included teaching high school mathematics and later serving on the Chicago Police Department for 21 years. This scholarship is awarded to basketball players. John Ortwerth Scholarship Established in 1996 by alumni and friends of John Ortwerth, for his 41 years (1957-98) of service to Quincy University as Professor and Department Chair of Physical Education, Head Basketball Coach and Athletic Director. He had 259 career wins, the most in Hawks basketball history. He was instrumental in forming the sports management and athletic training programs, as well as the QU Athletic Hall of Fame and Holiday Basketball Tournament. He is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame, and QU awarded him an honorary doctorate. This scholarship is awarded to junior and senior male Physical Education majors with financial need. Pepsi Cola Quincy Bottling Company Scholarship Established in 1975 by the Quincy distributors of the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company (now Refreshment Services Pepsi). Over the years they have generously supported many community programs and organizations. This scholarship is awarded to academically superior students who also have records of outstanding participation in extracurricular activities. Preference is given to students majoring in a business-oriented field. Sharlene Peter Scholarship Established in 1996 by alumni and friends of Sharlene Peter who was instrumental in building QU women's athletic programs. She was the first women's basketball coach, women's volleyball coach, and in 1985 coached the softball team to the NAIA national championship and was named NAIA Coach of the Year. She is in the QU Athletic Hall of Fame, and QU awarded her an honorary doctorate. This scholarship is awarded to sophmore, junior or senior female athletes with financial need. Preference is given to Quincy area students.

Ridgely B. Pierson Scholarship Established in 2012 in recognition of Ridgely B. Pierson, Jr., who was Assistant Professor (1967-78), Department Chair (1974-78) and adjunct professor (1989-2002) of English at Quincy University. This scholarship helps support students in QU-approved study abroad programs, who are in good academic standing with financial need. Dr. Al & Ann Pogge Scholarship Established in 2007 by Dr. Al & Ann Pogge. The Pogge's roots run deep at Quincy University. Dr. Pogge, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, taught biology (66-97) and Mrs. Pogge `76 taught ten years as an adjunct faculty member. Their four daughters are alumni and actively support their parent's scholarship. Dr. Pogge is still very involved in the community. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Mathematics, Science or Education. POLIS Scholarship Established in 2007 by the Pursuit of Learning in Society (POLIS), a membership organization, sponsored by Quincy University that provides non-credit courses for persons over 55 years of age. Courses are designed to stimulate thinking about a variety of subjects, and are taught by university professors, field experts, religious leaders, and researchers. This scholarship is awarded to students of high academic achievement with financial need. Patricia A. Pollihan Scholarship Established in 1990 by the five children of Mrs. Pollihan -Thomas`72, Robert`73, James '76, Ellen`82 and John '84 - all QU Alumni, as a tribute to their mother who dedicated her life to education. Mrs. Pollihan was a grade school teacher who taught in Saint Louis area schools. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students majoring in Elementary Education. Harry J. & Lee F. Pratt Scholarship Established in 2000 by Harry J. Pratt, a strong supporter of Catholic education. It was his wish that this scholarship be used for those who most need a scholarship or assistance to attend the institution. He designated that it be named for him and his brother, who both lived in Clinton, Iowa. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Pre-Law Scholarship Established in 2012 by alumni and friends to assist students preparing for careers in the law. Preference is given to students participating in the Mock Trial Program. Students from any major with at least a 3.25 GPA will be considered. QU & You Chicago Golf Scholarship Established in 2012 by the QU & You Golf Committee. This scholarship is funded through the proceeds of the annual QU & You Golf Outing held in Chicago every June. It is awarded to Chicago area students in good academic standing with financial need.

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Quincy Ladies of Charity Scholarship Established in 2003 by the Quincy Ladies of Charity, who distribute clothing, household items, furniture, etc. to needy area residents. They are supported by members and donations from the community, churches and other organizations. Their motto is to serve, rather than be served, in humility, simplicity and charity. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Social Work with financial need. Lucille Middendorf Rapp Scholarship Established in 2006 by alumni, family and friends to honor faculty member, Lucille "Lucy" Middendorf Rapp '68. She joined the QU faculty in 1972, teaching accounting fulltime for two decades and then part-time for a decade. She worked alongside her husband, Dr. Roy Rapp, in his medical practice, but committed herself to family first. In 1964 she chose to attend QU becoming a pioneer at a time when"non-traditional"students, particularly middle-aged women, were rare. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Accounting or a related field, with preference given to students whose opportunity to attend college was delayed due to family obligations or who had to overcome some personal challenge to attend. Retired Faculty - Staff Scholarship Established in 2010 by the Quincy University Retired Faculty-Staff Association in recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Quincy University. It was established to help students while at the same time honoring retired faculty and staff of the university. It provides an opportunity for individuals to give a memorial gift in honor of a retired faculty, staff, loved one or friend. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Henry G. Rump Family Scholarship Established in 1993 through the estate of Viola M. Rump in memory of her husband, Henry G. Rump, who attended Quincy University (1916-18). During his career, Mr. Rump managed a group of gas stations in Burlington, Iowa. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. James A. & Mary K. Rush Education Scholarship Established in 2001 through the estate of Marguerite D. Rush in honor of her parents. She taught in Illinois public schools for many years. She was also a supporter and actively involved in numerous art, civic and educational community activities in Quincy. This scholarship is awarded to education majors with an interest in reading, who reside in Adams County, Illinois. Orville & Rose Ryan Scholarship Established in 2000 by Richard O. Ryan `64, a former QU Board of Trustees member and 2012 QU Alumnus of the Year, in honor of his parents, Samuel Orville and Rose Mary Renaker Ryan. Mr. & Mrs. Ryan, who are both deceased, lived in the Mount Sterling area and devoted their lives to the operation of a family farm. This scholarship is awarded to

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students in good academic standing with financial need, with preference given to Quincy region students pursuing a Liberal Arts degree. Fr. Edmund J. Scanlan Scholarship Established in 1960 by Ms. Florence McGuire in memory of Fr. Edmund J. Scanlan. Fr. Scanlon was born in Ireland, and came to St. Peter's Church in Quincy as an assistant in 1911 and later was the pastor of St. Mary's Church in Pittsfield, IL. He always had assistants from Quincy University. Ms. McGuire kept house for him for 25 years and it was through him she was able to be employed at QU for many years. This scholarship is unrestricted. Robert & Joanne Schlepphorst Scholarship Established in 1998 by QU Alums Robert Schlepphorst `51, and his wife, Joanne (Ehrhart `49) Schlepphorst. He is a retired principal from the Quincy Public Schools and she is a retired Medical Technologist from the Quincy Medical Group. They are active members of the community volunteering in many capacities. This scholarship is awarded to Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics majors with financial need. Helen Clarice, Mary Anne & Theresa (Uhlemeyer) Schmitz Scholarship Established in 1989 through the estate of Helen Clarice Schmitz as a tribute to Helen Clarice Schmitz, Mary Anne Schmitz, and Theresa (Uhlemeyer) Schmitz. This scholarship is awarded for the education of women teachers. Samuel Schneidman Memorial Scholarship Established in 1999 in memory of Samuel Schneidman'39 by his son Edward J. Schneidman. Mr. Schneidman was actively committed to charitable and civic work including his participation as a QU Lay Advisory Board member and Mart Heinen Club President. He was a longtime supporter who believed the university provides opportunities for students of all backgrounds which benefits the Quincy community as a whole. This scholarship is unrestricted. William & Evonne Schulte Scholarship Established in 1985 by the children of Mr. & Mrs. Schulte to honor the memory of their parents. Initial gifts to the scholarship were provided by the ten Schulte sons and daughters. One of the children is Brother William Schulte, OFM, a former QU administrator, QU Foundation Board of Directors member, and QU Board of Trustees member. Additional contributions to the fund are collected at family gatherings. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need. Bradley M. Schuttler Memorial Scholarship Established in 2005 by family, friends and alumni in honor of Bradley "Brad" M. Schuttler who attended QU (1984-86). A gifted musician and actor who died at age 21, he was active in musical and theater productions in high school and college. This scholarship is awarded by the Music Department faculty to vocal students who participate in the music programs.

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Richard C. Seifert, Sr., Memorial Scholarship Established in 2006 by State Street Bank in memory of Richard Seifert, Sr. He retired in 1984 as director and senior vice president, but continued to provide leadership to numerous community organizations until his death in 2006. His grandfather, Hermann Heidbreder, started the bank in 1890 and it is known as Quincy's "oldest bank". This scholarship is awarded to students from the Quincy community in good academic standing with financial need. Dr. Joseph A. Siefker Scholarship Established in 1991 by Dr. Joseph A. Siefker. He was a Quincy University faculty member retiring in 1974 after teaching for 13 years in the Chemistry Department. Before coming to QU he worked in research and development for Washington University School of Medicine and other organizations in Saint Louis, Missouri. He died in 1997. This scholarship is awarded to students who have superior academic abilities, with preference given to those with financial need. Bernita E. Simko Scholarship Established in 1970 by the Bernita E. Simko Foundation. The Foundation made charitable contributions to worthy groups for many years. Quincy University received contributions until the Foundation was dissolved in 1993, after the death of founders Andrew & Bernita Simko. This scholarship is awarded to "deserving and needy" students. Ronnie Slovick Alumni Scholarship Established in 1992 by family and friends in memory of Veronica (Ronnie) Slovick `60. She earned a BA from Quincy University and a M.Ed. from DePaul University. She showed great enthusiasm for all of her vocations but her greatest enthusiasm was for the principles of Quincy University. She was a National Alumni Board member. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need whose parents attended Quincy University. Jack Smith Family Scholarship Established in 1990 by Jack `59 & Lillian Smith. Mr. Smith was President and Treasurer of Diemakers, Inc. in Monroe City, Missouri. They were both Life Members of the Quincy University Foundation and had a deep desire to help students, give back to the university and set an example for others to follow. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding Accounting majors. Recipients are recommended by the School of Business Faculty. Ken & Diane Sorensen Scholarship Established in 1988 by Ken `88 & Diane Sorensen in thanks to Quincy University's Franciscans, faculty, and staff, who made their time at QU one of the most valued of their lives. Ken came to QU on a scholarship to play football and pursue a degree in business. He attended 1952-55. Thirty three years later after careers in business, aviation and politics, he returned to complete his life-long goal of obtaining a degree and graduated in 1988. He then went on to earn a master's degree and a PhD. This scholarship is awarded

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to students majoring in International Studies or History, with preference given to residents of Florida. Jeff & Theresa Spear Scholarship Established in 2002 by Jeff Spear, a former QU Board of Trustees member, and his wife, Theresa (Powers `96) Spear. The Spear family has been involved with the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home in Quincy since 1955. Jeff and Theresa exemplify the values and mission of Quincy University through their involvement and dedication to the community. This scholarship is awarded to art students with at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need. William J. & Margaret A. Speckman Memorial Scholarship Established in 1993 by the Quincy University Friars in memory of William J. and Margaret A. Speckman, parents of now retired former QU Friar, Fr. Harry Speckman, OFM. This scholarship is awarded to upper class Broadcast Communication majors in good academic standing with financial need. Gail Starkey Memorial Scholarship Established in 1999 by Alan Starkey, with the help of family, friends and alumni, in memory of his wife Gail Starkey `97. Gail devoted her teaching career to the education of children with learning disabilities, was active with state committees on disability and volunteered to help handicapped children in the community. This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior students majoring in Special Education, with preference given to Camp Point, Illinois, residents. Alan Duncan Stillwell Scholarship Established in 1964 by the Stillwell Foundation. The scholarship is named for the youngest son of John A. Stillwell, who joined several others in founding Electric Wheel Company in Quincy in 1890, serving as president until his death in 1935. This renewable scholarship is awarded to students with at least a 3.0 GPA, good citizenship and financial need, with preference given to Quincy area students. Frank Strieby Memorial Scholarship Established in 1981 by friends and family of Frank Strieby, QU Board of Trustees member and community leader. Mr. Strieby was President and Director of Illinois State Bank in Quincy for 25 years. He was very active in helping bring interstate highways to the area, and a portion of US-172 around Quincy is named for him. He is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame and QU awarded him an honorary doctorate. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need.

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Jeanne & Christie Strupeck Memorial Scholarship Established in 2006 by C. David Strupeck '71 in memory of his wife and daughter - Jeanne R. (Rotroff ) Strupeck '75 (1949 - 2006) and Christie Marie Strupeck (1969 - 1971). Quincy University prepared David for a successful career of service in education as he and Jeanne shared the twin challenges of working toward their degrees and starting their family. This scholarship is awarded to students who are parents of young children, in good standing with financial need. Grant L. & Georgann Sturhahn Scholarship Established in 1999 by Grant and Georgann Sturhahn. Mr. Sturhahn was owner of Sturhahn Jewelers in Quincy with his father and brothers. Mrs. Sturhahn worked at Moorman Manufacturing Co. for several years. They were both active in the Quincy community. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Stephen E. & June H. Szabo Scholarship Established in 1998 by the estates of Dr. Stephen E. Szabo `24 and his wife June H. Szabo. He was well recognized in the Dayton, Ohio area as a very dedicated and outstanding oral surgeon for over 50 years. Students with a pre-med concentration will be given first preference for this scholarship. Should no pre-med students be available in a given year, the scholarship can be awarded to students majoring in biological sciences. Gregory, Todd & Christopher Taylor Scholarship Established in 2011 in memory of Gregory and in honor of Todd and Christopher Taylor by their parents Sandra and William`60 Taylor. To recognize their respective career fields, this scholarship is awarded to students having at least a 3.0 GPA with financial need who are studying in the areas of marketing, engineering or economics. Sandra & William Taylor Scholarship Established in 1981 by William `60 and Sandra Taylor. During his career he was director of the tax departments for Monsanto, Ralston Purina and Ralcorp Holdings. He was 1990 QU Alumnus of the Year, QU Foundation President, National Alumni Board member and QU Board of Trustees member. This scholarship is awarded to students with financial need, juniors and seniors preferred, accounting majors preferred over business majors, with concurrence of the Business School Dean. Fr. Tolton Ministry Scholarship Established with contributions from the Brown, Curtright, Heintz, Kurz and Schriner families, who were committed to helping men become priests to serve the catholic church. This scholarship is named in honor of Father Augustus Tolton, the first African American Catholic priest in the United States and a Quincy University alumnus. Born the child of two Catholic slaves in Missouri in 1854, he and two siblings escaped with their mother to Quincy shortly after his father's death in 1862. Ordained in 1886, he served as pastor of churches in Quincy and later Chicago, where he

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died in 1897. He is buried in Quincy, and is a candidate for catholic sainthood. This scholarship is awarded to students studying for the catholic priesthood, or other qualified students majoring in Theology, if no students studying for the priesthood are enrolled at the time. Brother Clete VanAckeren, OFM, Scholarship Established in 1991 by alumni and friends of Brother Clete VanAckeren, OFM, for his many years of service to Quincy University in numerous roles, including liason with the Mart Heinen Club. He never refused to help any person or group who needed him, and his never-failing sense of humor made him liked by everyone. This scholarship is awarded to upperclass students who exemplify the prayer of St. Francis as Brother Clete did during his life. Joe Vernier Memorial Scholarship Established in 2006 in memory of Joseph F. Vernier`69 by his wife, Helen (Rethling'69) Vernier and daughters, Danielle, Katie, and Nicole. Joe lost his battle with cancer in 2006. His sunny personality and generous spirit will always be remembered. This renewable scholarship is awarded to non-athletes involved in community service. In honor of Joe, the family wishes to encourage average students (2.0-3.0 GPA) toward graduation. Judith A. Wand Memorial Scholarship Established by the Music Department, Class of 1972, to honor the memory of their classmate Judy Wand. Judy died in 1972 at the age of 21, just a few months before she was to graduate from Quincy University with a major in Music. This scholarship is awarded to Music Education or Liberal Arts majors in Music with at least one year residency and at least a 2.8 GPA. Recipients are determined by the Music Department Faculty. Naomi Watts Memorial Scholarship Established in 1989 by family and friends of Naomi Watts, who attended Quincy's public schools and graduated from the Quincy College of Music in 1934. A well-known concert contralto and long-time music teacher, she made her concert debut in 1942 in Chicago's Kimball Hall, and maintained a voice and piano studio for 18 years in Chicago's "Loop" area. Returning to Quincy in 1962, she set up her own teaching studio where she accepted beginners and experienced musicians alike. This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate Christian qualities and musical potential, with financial need. Keith Douglas White Memorial Scholarship Established in 2002 by James and Lisetta White in memory of their son. Keith D. White died of cancer while attending Quincy University. This scholarship is awarded to Business or Education majors with at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

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Gary K. & Sue Ann Winking Scholarship Established in 2006 by Gary K. and Sue Ann Rummenie `89 Winking. Gary, the Mart Heinen Club President and athletic volunteer, and Sue an artist and long-time employee of the University, initiated this scholarship to honor students pursuing careers in Fine Arts. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring or involved in Fine Arts (Art, Music or Theatre), and is restricted to Quincy area students in good academic standing with financial need. Robert Zehnle Memorial Scholarship Established in 2002 by family and friends of Robert Zehnle `67. After graduating from Quincy University with a degree in accounting, Bob joined QU as a business office assistant and admissions counselor. His career also included working as an accountant for several Quincy businesses, until his death in 2002. During his life, he was active in alumni activities, the Mart Heinen Club and the Knights of Columbus. He was 1992 QU Alumnus of the Year. This scholarship is awarded to upperclassmen who exemplify the Prayer of St. Francis as Bob did during his life.

Annual Awards

American Association of University Women Scholarship Established in 1982 by the Quincy Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This scholarship is awarded to Quincy area women planning to continue their educations for advanced degrees, with preference given to Mathematics or Science majors. Amelia E. Bauner, Frances A. Hall & Walter J. Hall Scholarship Established in 2009 by the estate of Amelia E. Bauner, who was a Quincy Public School teacher for 44 years. She and her sister Frances Hall were charter members of the Quincy Federation of Teachers. This scholarship is awarded to students residing in Adams County, Illinois, pursuing a degree in education. Parker & Mildred Gates Scholarship Established in 1992 by the family of Parker and Mildred Gates, founder of Gates Radio in Quincy (now Harris Allied). He was a well-known and respected businessman and community leader, and is in the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame. This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior communications majors in good academic standing who show promise of exceptional ability in the radio or television broadcasting field. Quincy area residents are given preference. Walter Hansen Scholarship Established in 1999 by the Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club in memory of their longtime member and community leader Walter Hansen. He joined the club in 1929, just 9 years after it was organized in Quincy. He had 65 years of perfect attendance, served as President in 1944 and district lieutenant governor in 1977-78. This scholarship is awarded to Quincy area students. Mercedes Hoag Scholarship A Trust was established to fund this scholarship in 1990 by the estate of Mercedes Hoag of Mattoon Illinois. Her two brothers, Francis and John, attended QU in the 1920's. This scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing with financial need. Alice Murphy Hogan Scholarship Established in 1993 by Alice Hogan`61, Quincy University's first female Physical Education graduate, in honor of her mother, Alice Murphy Hogan. This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior female Physical Education majors with financial need.

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Hogan Family "Allie Oop" Special Education Scholarship Established in 1998 by Alice Hogan`61, Quincy University's first female Physical Education graduate, in honor of her niece, Allison, who has Down Syndrome. This scholarship is awarded to Special Education majors with financial need. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Established in 1995 by Quincy Council 583 Knights of Columbus. The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization. Recipients must be members of K of C Council 583, a spouse, or child of a K of C member. McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic Scholarship Named after, and funded by, the annual McDonald's/ Herald-Whig Classic Illinois vs. Missouri high school boys and girls basketball games held each June in QU's Pepsi Arena. Preference is given to student athletes from the tri-state area pursuing a career in Education. Mercantile Bank/Wright Investors' Service Scholarship Established in 2011 by Mercantile Bank Trust Services and its investment sub-advisor Wright Investors' Service, an internationally recognized investment management firm. This scholarship is offered to encourage Quincy Notre Dame High School students to achieve excellence in the areas of business, trust and finance. This scholarship is available to any qualifying QND Senior attending Quincy University majoring in business/finance of any type. Messick Family Foundation Scholarship Established in 1998 by Mr. & Mrs. Wayne `49 Messick and family. When Mr. Messick became Adams County (IL) Health Department Executive Director in 1961, he was the first non-medical doctor in Illinois to serve in such a capacity. He taught school health and health education at Quincy University, and served in community organizations in the Quincy area. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Special Education, in good academic standing, and who seek a career in Special Education teaching. Preference is given to Quincy area students. St. Clare Scholarship Established in honor of St. Clare, founder of the Order of Poor Ladies, a monastic religious order for women in the Franciscan tradition. Following her death in 1253 the order was renamed the Order of Saint Clare, commonly referred to today as the Poor Clares. This scholarship is given to students who fall upon hard times and are facing circumstances beyond their control.

Don Schonhoff Memorial Scholarship Established in 2012 by the family of Don Schonhoff '66. During his career he worked for the FBI and later was a private investigator. He was a cancer survivor for 17 years. The recipient must either be a cancer patient or survivor or have an immediate family member (parent, spouse, sibling or child) who is a cancer patient/survivor, or who has passed away due to cancer. The student must also have a 3.0 GPA in order to be eligible for this scholarship. James P. Shannon Scholarship Established in 2012 by Ray Shannon `66 in memory of his father, James. A writer and a strong proponent of liberal arts education, James truly loved QU. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman male from the city of Chicago who is focusing on liberal arts. In the event a Chicago student is not identified, it may be awarded to a student from the Chicago suburbs. Stifel Nicolaus Scholarship Established in 2011 by the Quincy office of Stifel Nicolaus & Co, Inc. Two annual scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to QU freshmen. One recipient will be a graduate of Quincy High School and the other recipient will be a graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School. Recipients to have an incoming GPA of at least 3.0 and not qualified to receive federal or state need-based grants.

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Book Grants

Ashby Book Grant Established in 2007 by Vaunce Ashby `83 as a `thank you' to the Quincy University community and in memory of her mother, Mary Harper. The award is used for the purchase of books and other educational materials by students of color majoring in Education who intend to become teachers. Mowbray Allan Book Grant Established in 1999 in honor of Mowbray Allan, Professor of English, by anonymous donors. This annual grant is awarded to declared English majors with academic promise. Larry Davis Memorial Book Grant Established in 2000 by the Quincy University Staff Council in memory of Larry Davis, QU electrician, who died in 1994. This annual grant is awarded to students with financial need. Fr. Victor Hermann, OFM, Memorial Book Grant Established in 1981 in memory Fr. Victor Hermann, OFM, Professor of English, by anonymous donors. This annual grant is awarded to declared English majors with academic promise. Joseph Messina Book Grant Established in 2006 in honor of Joseph Messina, Professor of English, by anonymous donors. This annual grant is awarded to declared English majors with academic promise. Donald Schweda Memorial Book Grant Established in 1999 in honor of Donald Schweda, Professor of English, by anonymous donors. This annual grant is awarded to declared English majors with academic promise. Fr. Lucien Trouy, OFM, Memorial Book Grant Established in memory of Fr. Lucien Trouy, OFM, Professor of English, by anonymous donors. This annual grant is awarded to declared English majors with academic promise. Women of Accomplishment in Literature and Writing Book Grant Established in 2010 by an anonymous donor, in honor of women with children who are pursuing higher education in English. This annual grant is awarded to female declared English majors or minors with academic promise.

The Heritage Society honors our thoughtful and generous alumni and friends who have included Quincy University in their estate plans. The tradition of loyalty, shown through these commitments of support, is important in strengthening and sustaining the University's future. We invite you to join this exclusive society of caring individuals by creating a provision to benefit QU in your estate plans.

GIFT PLANNING

Need help planning your financial future? Not sure where to begin? Visit quincy.edu/gift-planning to learn more.

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"It is in giving that we receive." --St. Francis

A Quincy University Endowed Scholarship is the perfect way to honor a friend or family member. Contact the Advancement Office to establish a scholarship or give to an existing one.

University Advancement 1800 College Avenue Quincy, Illinois 62301 217-228-5227 [email protected] www.quincy.edu/support-qu

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